Discussion in 'The Training Wing' started by psychynurse, Jan 11, 2008.

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  1. Hi

    I've started my fitness training in order to get my BMI down and pass the medical for TA entry. I'm having problems with my right ankle, when I try to flex my ankles my left ankle bends completely and I can point my foot well towards my body but my right ankle just won't do it, my foot can only get to 90 degrees. Does anyone know how I can fix this? I didn't have this problem during my previous service.
  2. i have pins in my ankle can i still go in the army
  3. Ask your local NHS surgeon for an ankle bone fusion.
    Make sure he puts it in the direction you want first.
  4. Best bet, in both cases, is to go into your ACIO, who can find out for you... :)
  5. both of my ankles can only go to 90 degrees and I don't have any problems lol :x
  6. Hurts like hell when running. There doesn't seem to be as much flexibility in my right ankle. Does anyone else have any suggestions? Don't want to go to my TA unit as I don't want them to know - prefer to sort this out without involving them
  7. Personally I found having sports massage helped loads. And he was very experienced in the causes and rehab of injuries. My injury wasn't ankles, but he fixed it, and helped me to not do it again.

    Most gyms have one, but try and find one with personal recommendations, as they're not cheap, and you don't want to be just giving money away!
  8. mine is fine did it bout 6 yrs ago dont even feel like there are pins in it